Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations

2018

SEPTEMBER
Canal Trips every Sunday. 01938 552 043
Montgomery Music Month
Weds 19th: Bird Group Talk 'Shropshire Birds- A Diverse Picture' with Alan Heath. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Weds 19th: Guided Tour of the Terraces, Powis Castle. 11.30-1.00. Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Weds 19th: A tour of the Formal Garden & Nursery, Powis Castle. 14.15-15.30. Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Fri 21st: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 12-13.30. Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Sat 22nd/Sun 23rd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sun 23rd: Walk for Tease in Aid of Hope House
Sun 23rd: Forden Vintage Classic Bike & Car Show. 10am. SY21 8NE
Weds 26th: Guided Tour of the Terraces, Powis Castle. 11.30-1.00. Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Weds 26th: A Tour of the Formal Garden & Nursery. Powis Castle. 14.15-15.30.Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Thurs 27th: Jimmy Smith, A Rediscovery. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £15 on Door. 01686 640 689
Thurs 27th: Arts Society Mid Wales Borders hosts Malcolm Kenwood and 'The Mona Lisa Mystery'. Royal Oak, 2.30pm. Visitors £6. 01938 555 938

Fri 28th/Sun 30th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk 
Fri 28th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 10am-4pm. Admission by Donation

Fri 28th: A Salute to the 1940's, The Ultimate Wartime Variety Show. Town Hall. 2pm (Doors Open 1.30pm)Tickets £8.50, Concessions £6.50. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren.
Fri 28th: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 12-13.30. Normal Admission. 01938 551 929
Sat 29th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 10am-4pm. Admission by Donation
Sat 29th: Tea Dance, Church House, Welshpool. 2.00pm-5.00pm. £5
Sat 29th: Blitz Ball with Ashby Little Band, Town Hall. 7.30pm. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren. More Information ring 07782 166 342
Sat 29th: An Evening with Iolo Williams, Gregynog. 7pm. Tickets £35 including Buffet. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Poppy Trail, Christchurch. 11am.
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 30th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 1pm-4pm. Admission by Donation
Sun 30th: John Poole Memorial Concert with RAF Cosford Band and Shawbury Military Wives Choir. 7.30pm. Welshpool Methodist Church. Doors open 7pm. Advance Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren. More Information at 07782 166 342
Sun 30th: 'Unknown Soldier', WW1 Play, Church House. 2pm, Doors open 1.30pm. Tickets £6.50, Seniors £5.50, U14's £4.50. 0778 2 166 342
Sun 30th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224

OCTOBER

Mon 1st: Flicks in the Sticks 'Darkest Hour'. Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. Start 7pm. £3.50
Fri 5th/ Sat 6th: Monty's Brewery Oktober Fest at The Cottage, Montgomery
Fri 5th-Sun 7th: Montgomery Walking Festival

Sat 6th/Sun 7th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk  
Thurs 11th: Welshpool Music Club presents ' Simon Callaghan' Pianist. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. 01938 811 010
Sat 13th: An Evening with Holloway Road, Blue Genes, Stevie O'Connor & Mount Pleasant. Town Hall. Doors Open 6pm. Adults £10 plus Booking Fee. Under 10's Free. Tickets from Tourist Information Centre. For more Information ring 07807 157 362
Sat 13th/Sun 14th: National Garden Scheme, Dingle Nursery Garden. 9am-5pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sun 14th: NGS Day, Gregynog. 11am-4pm. Adult £3, child £1. 01686 650 224
Mon 15th: 'Steam in Southern Africa', talk by Simon Bowden. Town Council Chamber. 7.30pm. £3 Donation
Weds 17th: Bird Group Talk,'An Illustrated Talk with Simon Boyes'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Fri 19th: Flag Up Ceremony for Remembrance, 2.00pm. Tourist Information Centre
Sun 21st: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 21st: NGS Glansevern Hall Gardens. 10.30am-5pm. Adult £7.50, Child£3.50
Thurs 25th: Tales & Tunes. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £11 on Door. 01686 640 689
Fri 26th: 'An Evening of Flowers & Ribbons' with Sionedd Hughes. Church House, 7.30pm. £7. Some proceeds to Severn Hospice. 01691 780 416
Sat 27th: Mid Wales Model Railway Show, Welshpool Town Hall. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Admission £4. Accompanied children go free
Sat 27th: Halloween at Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. 01938 810 441
Sat 27th: Halloween Ball, Gregynog. 7pm. £35 per ticket, minimum of 8 tickets. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 27th/Sun 28th: Halloween Weekend, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224

NOVEMBER
Sat 3rd: Firework Night, Maesydre
Fri 9th: Festival of Remembrance
Fri 9th: Festive Wine Tasting, Gregynog. 7pm. £20. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 11th: Remembrance Day
Thurs 15th: Welshpool Music Club presents 'Mary Hofman, violin, and Richard Ormrod, piano'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. 01938 811 010
Sat 17th: Craft Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am-3.30pm. 07813 796 250
Sun 18th: Winter Birdwatch at Llyn Coed y Dinas. 2pm-4pm. 01938 555 654
Mon 19th: 'Three Great Railway Journeys, talk by Charles Spencer. Town Council Chamber
Weds 21st: Bird Group Talk 'Forty Years on Farne Islands' with Graham Wren. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Sun 25th: Flag Down Ceremony, Tourist Information Centre. 12.30pm
Fri 30th: Welshpool Christmas Lights
Fri 30th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Admission Charge. 01938 551 929

DECEMBER
Sat 1st: Welshpool Winter Festival
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Admission Charge. 01938 551 929
Sun 2nd: Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians, Gregynog. 3pm. Tickets £15. 01686 650 224
Tues 4th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person including morning coffee, two cousre lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Thurs 6th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person to include morning coffee, two course lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Fri 7th/Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Admission Charge. 01938 551 929
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224
Sun 9th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Fri 14th/Sat 15th/Sun 16th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Admisssion Charge. 01938 551 929
Sat 15th: Pantomime 'Aladdin', Gregyog. 1pm & 3pm. Adults £12, child £7, family £32. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 15th/ Sun 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Sun 16th: Festive Lunch, Gregynog. £24.95 per person, child £12.95. Booking Required. 01686 650 224
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Fri 28th: Christmas Rock n Roll Night with Two Alike, Church House Welshpool

 

2019


JANUARY
Thurs 17th: Welshpool Music Club presents 'Mirror Visions Ensemble: Of Beasts and Brutes'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. 01938 811 010

FEBRUARY
Thurs 21st: Welshpool Music Club presents 'The Piatti Quartet'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. 01938 811 010

MARCH
Thurs 14th: Welshpool Music Club presents 'The Instrument of the Devil' Chris Swan & Heather Gould'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. 01938 811 010

JULY
Mon 22nd/Thurs 25th: Royal Welsh Show

AUGUST

Sat 17th: Montgomery Show
Sat 31st: Llanfair Caereinion Show